SINGER/SONGWRITER: Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros (8/21)

from The Rochester City Newspaper on

Songwriting powerhouse Walt Wilkins did his time in Nashville, writing songs for others for 10 years before heading back for Texas and out of the grasp of the star-maker machine. Wilkins' music is honest and honestly ragged. You can hear the dust in the air around the various musicians as they crowd what I imagine to be an old ribbon mic. Even with his band plugged in, there's a loose earthiness that is as beautiful as it is defiantly raw. You might even call it outlaw country, especially if you spin it with some of Billy Joe Shaver's acoustic stuff in the same sitting.

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